Coffee grounds as cleaning product
These grounds are even more abrasive (capable of polishing or cleaning a hard surface by rubbing or grinding) than soda. That’s why they are perfect for scouring pots and pans or even grease and gunk on the counter. Although they are abrasive, they aren’t so harsh to damage the surfaces in your kitchen, so it’s absolutely safe for dishes and furniture.
Part of beauty routine
You can use coffee grounds to make exfoliating body scrub by adding them to warm water or your natural oil, it is supposed to remove a lot of dead skin cells and create tighter and healthier looking skin. Coffee grounds are good for face as well and make perfect antioxidant mask. All you need to do is to mix steeped grounds, unrefined coconut oil, and raw almond milk. Apply it on the face and rinse away after 10 minutes. Coffee is an effective puffy eye reducer as well so the mix of coffee grounds, teaspoon of coconut oil and water will reduce swelling.
Also, applying caffeine to the skin increases blood flow and can accelerate hair growth. By rubbing coffee grounds into your hair, residues of styling products can be lessened and removed, as well as dead skin cells left behind.
Coffee grounds are applicable for healing cellulite. The scrub made of coffee grounds and warm water used twice a week on any areas affected by cellulite may help. A 2008 study in Sao Paulo found that topical application of caffeine reduced cellulite fat cells by 17%.
So, coffee grounds are good and natural source of many things. By recycling them you can get fertilizer, compost heal, cleaning product, smell absorber and nutrients for the face and body. Follow our tips to reduce coffee waste and contribute to environmental issues.
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